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Victim turned suspect: Teen forces lockdown with false claim of gunman

A Lafayette teen was arrested after he allegedly stole a telephone, then called 911 when the victim tried to confront him.

Louisiana residents missing out on $250M in tax rebates

If you own a home or any other type of property, odds are, there's unclaimed money waiting for you. More than $250 million is available through the state's "citizens assessment" program.

Pre-spring thunderstorms will soon arrive

Thunderstorms will form ahead of a cold front moving west to east over Louisiana this afternoon and evening. A few of them could turn severe. The greatest, risk area will be along and north of the I-10 corridor.

Leaders weigh the pros and cons of marijuana legalization in Louisiana

Marijuana isn't a laughing matter, but it is big business.

Lafayette Airport Commission welcomes new commissioner

The Lafayette Airport Commission has welcomed a new commissioner to provide oversight to Lafayette Regional Airport. The Lafayette Parish Council appointed Lafayette resident and local businessman Tim Skinner to serve on the commission.

Tax Tips: Important reminders about tip income

If your pay from your job includes tips, the IRS has a few important reminders about tip income:

FOX 15 Crawfish winner 2/20

Have you signed up yet? Bob Old did and now he's getting crawfish! Thanks to our friends at Louisiana Crawfish Time and Greg Tilley's Manufactured Housing.

School board meeting once again revolving around superintendent Dr. Pat Cooper's new assistant

"There's somone that's in the position that doesn't meet the qualifications and seeing as how the superintendent doesn't want to do the right thing, which basically is to make sure that whenever he initially recommended the

Three people hospitalized after train and SUV collide

On February 19, 2013, at 7:37 a.m., Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a crash involving a train and an SUV on Liberty Cemetery Road near U.S. Highway 190 in Jefferson Davis Parish that sent three people to the hospital.

More problems for company involved in Camp Minden explosion

A blast from an Explo bunker located at Camp Minden in October 2012 brought unwanted attention to the company. It was just the beginning of the explosive recycling company's problems.